Louise South

Louise South

Research Institute Manager


I am the Research Institute Manager for the Social & Economic Research Institute (SERI).  Leading the SERI Research & Innovation Services (RIS) team I am responsible for the planning and organising of professional services support and processes within the Institute.  Working closely with the Research Institute Director and Innovation Manager, I make up part of the Research Institute Leadership Team enabling effective and impactful research delivery in line with University strategic objectives.   I work alongside other Research Institute Managers and RIS colleagues to ensure collaborative approaches to process improvement and consistency of support across Research & Innovation Services.   Much of my day-to-day activity involves Institute communications, Policy awareness and advising, supporting academic colleagues in identifying and responding to funding opportunities, oversight of doctoral provision, staffing & HR, oversight of REF support and Health & Safety.  I am a member of the Institute Management Group, RIS Operations Group and the Converis system Governance Group. I have over 20 years research support experience and am currently undertaking an Executive MBA at SHU. 




Her duties in this role include

  • financial planning and monitoring of budgets
  • project monitoring and liaison
  • management of CRESR processes including provision of management information to the wider University
  • supporting tender processing and project delivery.

Please contact Louise if you require any initial information on any of CRESR's projects or for more general information about the centre.

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